Alaska's Pavlof volcano erupts

The Alaska Volcano Observatory says Pavlof Volcano has released ash plumes as high as 22,000 feet. Clouds obscured the volcano Monday, but scientists say seismic instruments at the volcano 625 miles southwest of Anchorage show continuing tremors.

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In this photo provided by the Alaskan Volcano Observatory, the Pavlof volcano erupts Friday, May 17, 2013, as seen from the air near Cold Bay, Alaska. (AP Photo/Alaskan Volcano Observatory, Theo Chesley)
Photo by Theo Chesley
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